Employment Update – Spring 2020

25th March 2020

These are unprecedented and turbulent times for businesses and individuals alike.  If you have any queries or would just like to talk through any of the issues your business is experiencing at the moment please do pick up the phone … Continue reading

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Will coronavirus make flexible working go viral?

11th March 2020

Whether it spreads or not, the coronavirus “bug” is already everywhere and, irrespective of whether you consider it mass hysteria or sensible precaution, the challenges it presents are real. If an employee is advised to self-isolate, they will not be … Continue reading

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Employer Guides: Can you discriminate against vegan employees?

6th November 2019

Christmas is coming. No doubt Christmas party menus are circulating and discussions surrounding outfit choice and who’s got who in the Secret Santa are hotting-up (okay, forget the last bit, of course no one’s talking about Secret Santa).  If you … Continue reading

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Myth busting: Do employees need employment contracts?

11th September 2019

One of the most frequently asked employment law questions, according to Google is: Do employees need employment contracts? One of the most common reasons employers give for not issuing a contract is that they are afraid of being held to … Continue reading

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New Employment Contract Fixed Price Package from £300

10th September 2019

Whatever the size of your business, as an employer it is vital to have the correct employment contracts in place. Employment contracts ensure not only that your business is protected but also that your staff are clear about what is … Continue reading

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Employment

5th September 2019

Negotiating exits We are experts in advising both companies and senior employees/directors on mutually agreed exits, giving a significant tactical advantage in often being able to anticipate the arguments that might come at us from the other side.   We … Continue reading

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What is a NDA

4th September 2019

NDA stands for non-disclosure agreement. Traditionally in the UK and the US this term is used as shorthand for a confidentiality agreement used in a variety of commercial relationships where confidential information is to be shared with individuals who would … Continue reading

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People Management Breakfast Forums

12th September 2019

This autumn, Melanie Rowe, Employment Law Specialist at Murrell Associates will be launching a regular series of People Management Breakfast Forums. The forums are aimed at anyone who has HR responsibilities such as business owners, operations managers, in house HR … Continue reading

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Melanie Rowe

27th September 2018

Melanie is a Senior Associate in the firm’s corporate team and specialises in employment law.   Melanie advises clients on all employment law issues that can occur throughout the duration of the employment relationship – from recruitment and contractual documents … Continue reading

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Avoiding sexual harassment claims – 3 tips for managing relationships at work

22nd July 2019

Relationships at work happen. Recently the #metoo movement has thrown sexual harassment at work into the spotlight. As one of the instances in which employers can be liable for the actions of staff, business owners will be understandably anxious to … Continue reading

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